Even though I am now retired, I did step in to tank H-Blood Princes and that's a pretty bad example imo. The beginning threat a little bit sure, but TotT should make up for that.
Xav is probably going for hit since he's using the 5/15/51 spec for survival for progression and thusly doesn't have impale/dw, but I am kind of confused since he's using glyph of taunt and with just glyph you only need 237 hit and melee hit cap is 264, so he's way over both caps.
Maybe he just has glyph of taunt in atm but wants to be taunt capped if he drops it for another glyph for something else.
You really can't look at 1 specific tank and say "oh I'm gonna do what he does" because it can vary per encounter and he could be trying various combinations to kill H-LK25.
Also all 277 tanks should go for the 4 set, that has nothing to do with hit, or threat, or whatever. Why he's using those legs is kind of confusing unless he just wants the increased stam for the spell damage in the LK fight... actually... I bet that's what he's doing, those have more stam than pillars of might by 32. Add in the modifiers for the ICC buff and do the EHP calcs for magical damage and I bet those legs are better.
It's my official conclusion that Xav is stacking stam for H-LK25 and has nothing to do with hit levels. If he wants to come prove me wrong, then by all means, but based on his setup there's absolutely not reason to wear those legs for hit because even with out them he's over the taunt hit cap and almost to the melee hit cap just because of the hit levels that come on ICC25 gear.
Edit: also my guild is 10/12 hardmode and we got US 8th putricide? Does that make me more credible than you? (hint: experience is sometimes a bad argument)
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